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The heart of Bassett Place [vidoerecording] : W. Gertrude Brown and the Wheatley House / a documentary by Mick Caouette
Alternate Title W. Gertrude Brown and the Wheatley House [videorecording]
Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2006
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  HV4194.M5 H43 2006    DUE 10-15-14
Subject Brown, W. Gertrude (Willie Gertrude)
Phyllis Wheatley Settlement House (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Subject(s) Social settlements -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis
African Americans -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis
Jazz -- History and criticism
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States
African Americans -- Social life and customs
Subject United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1953
United States -- History -- 1901-1953
Subject(s) Documentary films
Physical Description 1 videodisc (47 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Summary The story of the Phyllis Wheatley Settlement House, 808 Bassett Place, Minneapolis. Under the dynamic leadership of W. Gertrude Brown, it became the social and political center for the city's African American community. Includes interviews with former employees and visitors to the house: W. Harry Davis, Jack Hyatt, Marian McElroy, Lawrence Brown, and Dorothy McFarland; and Clarke Chambers, historian
Credits Mary Easter, narrator
Alternate Author Caouette, Mick
Easter, Mary
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)

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